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Thursday, July 1, 3:00 p.m. CT

FREE seminar, 60 minutes

Sympathetic Listening

  • What exactly sympathetic listening is and how to do it
  • Why most parents struggle with it
  • When to use sympathetic listening and when to use counting (and how to tell the difference)
  • How to use sympathetic listening as a joint problem-solving tool with your kids and partner

Thursday, July 8, 3:00 p.m. CT

FREE seminar, 60 minutes

How To Get Your Kids To Go To Bed (and Stay There!)

  • How to establish a calm and soothing bedtime routine
  • The two main reasons kids don't like to stay in bed
  • How to use the "cut them off at the pass" method effectively
  • A systematic way to manage nighttime waking


If you want parenting advice and education around a specific topic now, check out 1-2-3 Magic University. We've made our most popular seminar topics available as on-demand online learning resources so you can learn on your own schedule.

With each seminar, you get:

  • Video of Dr. Phelan teaching on the specific topic
  • A Q&A video where Dr. Phelan answers questions from real parents and professionals
  • A pdf download of the slides that Dr. Phelan presented for your personal reference or notes.
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